The sentimentality runs over a bit in this inspirational film, but THE MIRACLE OF THE BELLS is also a fine film with outstanding performances from all. Press agent and hard guy MacMurray arrives in Coaltown, Pennsylvania, with the body of a young actress. The coffin is taken to a small
church, St. Michael's, where MacMurray tells youthful priest Sinatra his mission. It was the dying wish of the dead woman, Valli, that she be buried in the family churchyard and that all the bells of her home town, which she had left many years earlier to seek fame, ring for the three days of her
funeral. The press agent then begins to tell Sinatra the brief history of the once vibra...